Lee Edwards is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s Beijing office. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and foreign direct investment transactions. Mr. Edwards has represented Chinese and international corporations in going private, tender offers, stock and asset purchase transactions, venture capital and private equity transactions and in the establishment of Sino-foreign joint ventures. Mr. Edwards speaks Mandarin and has practiced in the firm’s Beijing office since 1994.
He has been consistently recognized as a leading lawyer for M&A and Private Equity by major legal directories including Chambers Asia, APL500, IFLR 1000 and Asialaw.